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White Earth chairwoman gives 'State of the Tribe address'

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By Nathan Bowe


MAHNOMEN, Minn. - The recession has not spared the White Earth Reservation, or the 2,000-some tribal employees there, including those that work at the Shooting Star Casino.


In her "State of the Tribe" address Wednesday in Mahnomen, Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor said that the wage freeze implemented over a year ago cannot yet be lifted and may be in effect for another year.

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